Felony Hit and Run Leaves One Dead and One Injured- Update NR20052mc

March 31, 2022


 Recently, Detectives have received information regarding fatal hit and run traffic collision that occurred on February 24, 2020.

Angelique Teresa Chaidez has been identified as a person-of-interest and is wanted for questioning in the Fatal Hit and Run that killed Morena Del Carmen Alvarado Lopez on February 24, 2020, and Juan Monroy Bahena, who later succumbed to his injuries on May 28, 2020.

Chaidez is described as 46-year-old female Hispanic, stands 5 feet and 8 inches tall, weighs about 175 lbs., with red or blonde hair, and blue eyes. Her prior home addresses are in the cities of Whittier, Bell, Covina, and Commerce.

Chaidez currently has an arrest warrant for a failure-to-appear felony.


Angelique Teresa Chaidez

The crash was captured on video and is posted on Central Traffic Division’s YouTube account, “LAPD Central Traffic,” https://youtu.be/0pzZwXvkgKo , on their Twitter account, @LAPDCTD24, and Instagram account “LAPD_CTD_24.”

On April 15, 2015, the City Council amended the Los Angeles Administrative Code and created a Hit and Run Reward Program Trust Fund. A reward of up to $50,000 is available to community members who provide information leading to the offender’s identification, apprehension, and conviction or resolution through a civil compromise.


February 24, 2020                                                                                                                       NR20052ll


Los Angeles:  Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department’s Central Traffic Division are investigating a fatal hit and run traffic collision that resulted in one pedestrian being injured and another dead.

On February 24, 2020, around 12:50 a.m., a 71-year-old male and his 58-year-old female companion were walking northbound on Sunset Boulevard east of White Knoll Drive.  Prior to reaching the north curb of Sunset Boulevard, they were struck by a dark color passenger vehicle and were dragged approximately 50-feet before being dislodged. The driver fled the scene without rendering aid or identifying him or herself as required by law.

The Los Angeles Fire Department responded and transported the pedestrians to a local hospital with severe injuries.  The female companion past away due to her injuries.

If anyone has information, please contact Detective Juan Campos, Central Traffic Detectives at (213) 833-3713, or email him at 31480@LAPD.Online, or contact the Central Traffic Division Watch Commander at (213) 833-3746.  During weekends and off-hours calls should be directed to the 24-hour toll free number at 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (1-877-527-3247).  For anonymous calls please call LA Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or visit www.lacrimestoppers.org, or Tipsters www.lapdonline.org